COVID-19 Update

We are in the process of reopening the UW Archives, Special Collections, and the Wisconsin Historical Society Archives by appointment only. All services are contingent upon staffing being available. For more information see - https://www.library.wisc.edu/library-by-appointment/reading-rooms/

Archives and Special Collections Account

All requests to view special collections and archives materials are now made through an Archives and Special Collections Account. Anyone can create a free Archives and Special Collections Account. This account will allow you to request non-circulating materials for use in these reading rooms:

The Archives and Special Collections Account is used to:

The Archives and Special Collections Account offers additional features, including the ability to:

For assistance, please email askarchives@wisconsinhistory.org.